Music Appreciation (Tuesday) – June

We meet on the third Tuesday of each month at 5 Holdenby Close, MH, at 10am. Our next meeting is on Tuesday 19 June when Amanda will present the programme of music. We have two vacancies in the Group, so please contact me if you are interested in joining. Peter Ellement   01858 432966

Music Appreciation (Friday) – June

At our June Meeting we listened to a programme of music selected by our members at our last meeting. Starting with the last Movement of Max Bruch’s Violin Concerto we continued with a transcription for piano of Bach’s Prelude and Fugue in A Minor followed by movements from Brahms’ 2nd Symphony. The first half of […]

Music Appreciation (Tuesday) – May

We meet on the third Tuesday of each month at 5 Holdenby Close, MH, at 10am. In April we heard a selection of music which started off with myths and legends and finished with a story of passion and unrequited love. We began with ‘Night on Bare Mountain’ composed by Modest Mussorgsky(1839-1881). This was followed […]

Music Appreciation (Tuesday) – April

We meet on the third Tuesday of each month at 5 Holdenby Close, MH, at 10am. In March we heard a selection of music composed by J S Bach(1685-1750) and his four sons, Wilhelm Friedemann(1710-1784), Carl Philipp Emanuel(1714-1788), Johann Christian Friedrich((1732-1795) and Johann Christian(1735-1782). What a family and what talent! Our next meeting is on […]

Franz Schubert

Music Appreciation (Friday) – March

At our February Meeting the Group listened to an Orchestrated version of five of Schubert’s Lieder-not appreciated by some of the purists in the Group who preferred the original versions for voice and piano. The first half our programme ended with Schubert’s 8th, or Unfinished Symphony in a recording made in 1978 by the Vienna […]

Music Appreciation (Tuesday) – March

We meet on the third Tuesday of each month at 5 Holdenby Close, MH, at 10am. In February we heard a selection of music composed in the 19th and 20th centuries. We began with the ‘Symphony No. 5 in in D minor’ by Dmitry Shostakovich(1906-1976) first performed in November 1937. After coffee we listened to […]

Music Appreciation (Tuesday) – February

We meet on the third Tuesday of each month at 5 Holdenby Close, MH, at 10am. In January we heard a selection of music from pantomime, ballet and opera including the Coppelia Suite by Delibes(1836-1891) and part of the first act from La Boheme by Puccini including the love duet between Mimi and Rodolfo, surely […]

Music Appreciation (Friday) – November/January

At our November Meeting we listened to short poems by Robert Browning, William Wordsworth, John Keats, Edward Thomas and Walter de La Mare complimented by music by Leonard Bernstein, Bedrich Smetana, Heiter Villa-Lobos, Antonio Vivaldi, Astor Piazzaro and Ferde Grofe. Although the ad-hoc nature of the morning produced some strange bed-fellows our members appeared to enjoy […]

60s Music – December

The 60s music group welcomes any one who enjoys good music, a gentle quiz and chat. We meet once a month in the Oathill pub M.H. usually on the 3rd Sunday at 7.00pm: the next meeting is on December 17th. Alec Hodgson 01858 288923

Music Appreciation (Tuesday) – December

We meet on the third Tuesday of each month at 5 Holdenby Close, MH, at 10am. In November Jan presented the programme of music. We began the morning with ‘Flos Campi’ by Vaughan Williams(1872- 1956). This suite for solo viola, small orchestra and (wordless) choir is an absolute delight. We followed this with ‘Serenade for […]